Sometimes science is expensive. We want to find out new things, but the price tag sometimes hinders that. Fortunately, there are grants that can make up for the deficit. Dr. Ridwan Sakidja, associate professor of physics, recently found a way to fund his research with the Department of Energy and the National Energy Technology Laboratory. Missouri State will lead the … [Read more...] about More money, more projects
As it turns out, many care about friction, but maybe not in the classroom. Christopher Robledo, an applied physics and engineering undergraduate major, had the opportunity to explore friction this summer. Through a Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI), Robledo spent 10 weeks at Argonne National Laboratory in DuPage County, Illinois. The SULI program provides … [Read more...] about Who cares about friction?
Our Society of Physics Students (SPS) will be holding a FUN-damentals of Physics Day at the Discovery Center in downtown Springfield tomorrow afternoon, November 7th. Students will explain the Center's hands-on exhibits from a physics perspective, at a level all ages can understand. The event runs from 2:00-5:00 pm and admission is $12 for adults and $8 for … [Read more...] about FUN-damentals of Physics Day at Discovery Center